a House for those who don't have one
an essential service
Mission and vision
La rue des Femmes, non-profit organization founded by Léonie Couture in 1994, is a relational health centre that welcomes and cares for women in a state of homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless.
LA RUE DES FEMMES IS:
1- over 1,000 women provided with shelter and care every year;
2- a research and training centre for relational health;
3- an innovative and effective intervention approach for homeless women;
4- empowerment, art, choir, writing, theatre, yoga, etc.… in the service of healing.
Our participants share their stories
Every woman has her own story of severe personal trauma, whether it took place during her childhood or as an adult. And, with the support of La rue des Femmes, every woman is following her own path to healing and returning to a normal life.